Week 26–3/2

March 1, 2020 by Jami Rowlett

Week 26 3/2/20

REMINDERS:

  • PLEASE label all coats, jackets, hats, and other winter accessories with your child’s first and last name.

HOMEWORK:  

  • Reading every night for 20 minutes  (This includes sight words and reading group books that are coming home each night. Please return the books each day with your child.)
  • Math fact sheet each night

Last week we:

  • Practiced and tested on -ide words as well as the words “they” and “what”.
  • Reviewed that all proper nouns (names of people, places or things) need to be capitalized. 
  • Learned where we properly add commas in dates and when listing things in a series.
  • Wrote an informative piece on animals we have learned about through our research.
  • Continued to work on creating our animal slideshows. 
  • Attended FFA’s Ag day to learn about the projects that FFA students have. 
  • Added and subtracted 1,2, or 3 from a two digit number (without regrouping) using strategies such as counting on or back.

This week we will:

  • Our word study pattern for the next 2 weeks will be the long o (-one) pattern. — Bone, cone, drone, alone
  • Learn that root words are the basic part of a word. For example–happy is the root word in the word unhappy
  • Discuss and begin to understand what a prefix and suffix are and how they change the meaning of a root word.
  • Continue to practice adding commas in the written date as well as when listing items in a series.  
  • Add transitions to our slideshow presentations and begin practicing presenting them.
  • Begin to learn about and start writing poetry, starting with acrostic poems and color poems. 
  • Enjoy reading many Dr. Suess books to celebrate his birthday and Read Across America Week. 
  • Celebrate the 100th day of school with many fun activities!
  • Add and subtract 1,2, or 3 from a two digit number (without regrouping) using strategies such as counting on or back.
  • Practice making the next ten

DATES TO REMEMBER: 

  • 3/16/20 – Spring Break starts
  • 3/23/20 – Students return to school